Hopefully, this file represents an upgrade in image quality to the others available on the Archive.from Wikipedia;Boys of the City is a 1940 black-and-white comedy/thriller film directed by Joseph H. Lewis. It is the second East Side Kids film and the first to star Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, and Ernest Morrison. This film was a direct follow-up to East Side Kids.After completing the pilot film for the series, producer Sam Katzman was able to convince former Dead End Kids Bobby... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Sunshine Sammy Morrison, Dave O'Brien, Monogram Pictures,...
Bowery Blitzkrieg is a 1941 film and the sixth installment of the East Side Kids series. The film "introduced" Huntz Hall in his first of the East Side Kids film series. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: East Side Kids, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall, Sam Katzman, Monogram Pictures
Übernahme des Filmtitels ‚überfordert’ aus dem Jahr 1968, 45 Jahre danach. In Halbsätze und Bruchstücke zerlegte Filme und Aufnahmen aus den Jahren 1964 bis 74 zusammengesetzt in eine hintersinnigen Parallelmontage. Takeover of the movie title overwhelmed, 'from 1968, 45 years later. This is a a cryptic parallel assembly in half-sentences and fragments of films and recordings from the years between 1964-74. Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German Cinema, German experimental cinema
âAn Arabian dream that weaves timeless story threads with mystical and Sufi elements into a beautiful film object. . . as fascinating as reading a new chapter of 1,001 Nights.â - - Deborah Young, Variety Synopsis A visual poem of incomparable beauty, this masterpiece from director Nacer Khemir (Wanderers of the Desert) begins with the story of a blind dervish named BabâAziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that... Topics: Bab'Aziz, Nacer Khemir, Tunisia, Persia, Iran, Movies, Cinema, Arabian
When crime boss Big Mike Morgan is killed, his lieutenant, "Doc" Rogers, learns that Morgan has a son named Edward living it the country with his mother. Rogers has Edward brought to the city and installs him as the head of Acme Protective Agency, unbeknownst to the young Edward this is just a cover for the gang's racekteering activities. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Crime
From IMDb: A young man's father, who lives in the big city, dies and his business associates bring his son to the city to take over his father's business. What the young man doesn't know is that his father was one of the city's biggest racket bosses and that he's being placed in charge of the gang's profitable shakedown operations, disguised as an insurance agency. Stars: Mary Carlisle and Richard Cromwell This movie can also be found here and here. Topics: Gangster, Mobster, Comedy
When crime boss Big Mike Morgan is killed, his lieutenant, "Doc" Rogers, learns that Morgan has a son named Edward living it the country with his mother. Rogers has Edward brought to the city and installs him as the head of Acme Protective Agency, unbeknownst to the young Edward this is just a cover for the gang's racekteering activities. Topic: crime, comedy
James Lydon appears as Francis (Frankie) Rogers, a small boy living a desperate existence in a slum area, who steals a harmonica in order to fit in with his classmates. He winds up in reform school, and eventually spends much of his life in prison. Upon his release, he (Wallace Ford - Frankie as an adult) finds that life on the outside can be just as hard as life on the inside. Topics: Crime, Drama
Arthur Pilbeam wants to find a job away from women after being jilted by his fiancé. He finds a job at a remote lighthouse that's being used as meteorological station., but even in these isolated conditions he still can't help but run into women. Originally uploaded by k-otic. http://www.archive.org/details/Back-RoomBoy ( 4 reviews ) Topic: Comedy
Plot: The gang has created a donkey-powered double-decker bus over the foundation of an old car. Ernie rides the donkey inside the conveyance and signals to Farina to open a feedbox to get the thing going. A feather duster is used to get it to sound off as the horn, and to go into reverse, a strap pulls its tail to walk backward. Whenever Farina falls asleep, Ernie turns a crack to wake him up. Mickey is the tour guide with soda-bottle binoculars, and Jackie Condon si the conductor. They drive... Topics: Our Gang, Silent film, Back Stage, 1923
After being jilted by his fiancee, Arthur Pilbeam (Arthur Askey) wants a job where he will encounter no women. He is sent to a lighthouse on a remote Scottish island which is being run as a meteoroligical station where he is supposed to be the only inhabitant. However, Jane (Vera Frances), a young girl, has stowed-away on his boat. She is looking for her uncle on the neighbouring island. Then model Bobbie turns up - her boat has been torpedoed. With the arrival of another boatload of survivors,... ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Arthur Askey
Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, and Sally Payne are members of "Professor Blackstone's Medicine Show". Their offering of tuneful entertainment and elixir receives a poor reception in the town of Deadwood, led by Bad Man Hal Taliaferro (as Ripper). They decide to stick around and extinguish the "Bad Man of Deadwood" and his wicked gang. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Western, Roy Rogers
Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch are discovered after months of living on the roof of Broadcasting House with their chickens and Lewis the goat, waiting for their chance at stardom. On their subsequent aimless travels in their overladen car, the Askeytoff II, they end up renting the haunted Droom Castle for the princely sum of £3. The perfectly natural explanation for the ghost is that Nazis are at the bottom of it all (in the basement), using a TV hook-up to Berlin. Of course Arthur has a... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Musical, Arthur Askey
Arthur (Arthur Askey) and Stinker (Richard Murdoch) are living on the roof of a broacasting station and get evicted. They rent the haunted Droon Castle in Sussex. After finding television broadcast equipment they decide to put on a show. What they don't know is the equipment belongs to Nazi spies who are also using the castle. Mystic Nights Videos PD In UK At GATT Date. Not Eligible For GATT Never registered in the U.S. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Arthur Askey, Jack Hylton, Richard Murdoch, Patricia Kirkwood, Moore Marriott, Freddy Schweitzer,...
An investigator tries to find a gang responsible for a series of bank robberies thus jeopardizing his sister, the girlfriend of the gang's ringleader. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. ( 8 reviews ) Topic: drama
Jim Waters (Johnny Mack Brown) arrives at Ed Parks' (Jack Rockwell) ranch to find Parks' cattle herd mysteriously increased. Hamp Harvey (Frank LaRue) has been losing cattle and he suspects Parks. But the culprit is Harvey's foreman Brent (Dick Curtis) who gets his orders from the town's leading citizen Sig Bostell (Tom London). Bostell wants Harvey's ranch and after trying to frame Harvey by killing Parks, Waters takes over and goes after both the killer and the rustlers. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Western, Romance, Johnny Mack Brown
Lutz Mommartz faehrt auf Einladung seines Nachfolgers Andreas Koepnick und seiner Klasse an der Kunstakademie Muenster mit auf Exkursion. Was er dabei filmt, montiert er 10 Jahre spaeter.: Andreas Koepnick, Dieter Oelrich, Andres Lewin Richter, Arturo Camus, Chungchong Lee, Cora Praatz, Dirk Vollenbroich, Friederike Mainka, Kai Kraatz, Kyong Paik, Stefan Sillies, Lutz Mommartz, die Stadt Barcelona und die elektronische Musik der 50ger Jahre. Weil zueinander gehoert, was nicht zueinander passt.... Topics: Lutz Mommartz, german cinema
The space race is on between two countries. Who's going to land on mars first? Look for the scene with two goofy looking monsters battling on an asteroid. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: scifi, space, feature films
Two American GIs are the only survivors of a unit wiped out in a battle with Japanese troops on an isolated island. The two, who don't like each other, find try to put aside their differences in order to evade the Japanese and survive. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Drama, War
When silver is found in Virginia City, Lawyer John Storm (Tom Keene) leads a group from Indiana west. He soon has to defend them all in court against a company that is after their claims. Fighting a crooked Judge, he gets a mis-trial by telling how much each of the jurors was bribed. Then he gets the Governor to appoint a new Judge. But just as the retrial opens, the Judge (William Worthington) learns his daughter (Gwynne Shipman) has been kidnaped. Topics: Western, Romance
This is an improved, widecreen version of Antonio Margheriti's "Battle of the Worlds" ("Il pianeta degli uomini spenti") starring Claude Rains. Battle of the WorldsFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaPianeta degli uomini spenti, IlTheatrical release posterDirected byAntonio MargheritiProduced byThomas SagoneScreenplay byEnnio De ConciniStory byEnnio De ConciniStarringClaude RainsBill CarterMusic byMario MigliardiCinematographyRaffaele MasciocchiEdited byMario... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Antonio Margerhiti, Anthony Dawson, Italian Sci-Fi, Gamma One
Barbara Schubert and the University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra perform Edmund Meisel's original score to director Sergei Eisenstein's historical film "Battleship Potemkin". ( 3 reviews ) Topics: cinema, 20th century, soviet, russian, sergei eisenstein, university of chicago, movie, film
Considered one of the most important films in the history of silent pictures, as well as possibly Eisenstein's greatest work, Battleship Potemkin brought Eisenstein's theories of cinema art to the world in a powerful showcase; his emphasis on montage, his stress of intellectual contact, and his treatment of the mass instead of the individual as the protagonist. The film tells the story of the mutiny on the Russian ship Prince Potemkin during the 1905 uprising. Topics: Silent, War, Russian
Montage, which was not just Eistenstein's knack but also his life's blood early in his career, is often misused in the present cinema, or if not misused then in an improper context for the story. Sometimes montage is used now as just another device to get from point A to point B. Montage was something else for Eisenstein; he was trying to communicate in the most direct way that he could the urgency, the passion(s), and the ultimate tragedies that were in the Russian people at the time and... Topic: pdmovies
Baytekin Fezada Carpinsanlar is a Turkish sci-fi film from 1967. This is a very amusing and low-budget movie that's sure to please fans of cult, psychotronic or old Turkish films. This is a grand space opera whose laser beams are accomplished by scratching on the film with a pin, whose monsters are realized by covering extras in burlap sacks, where the illusion of two people talking to each other via view screen is pulled off by having the two parties stand on either side of a view screen... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Turkish, weird, science, fiction, psychotronic, cult, vintage, sci-fi, Plan 9, Flash Gordon
Beast from Haunted Cave is a 1959 horror/gangster/heist film directed by Monte Hellman and starring Michael Forest, Frank Wolff, Richard Sinatra, and Sheila Carroll. Filmed in South Dakota, it tells the story of bank robbers fleeing in the snow who run afoul of a beast that feeds on humans. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: horror, b movie, 50, fifties, ipod
Gangsters come to Deadwood, South Dakota to steal gold. They set off an explosion as a diversion and release a giant spider like creature from a cave. Listed as PD here: http://www.archive.org/post/285670/are-these-public-domain Mystic Nights Videos ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff, Richard Sinatra, Wally Campo, Linne Ahlstrand, Chris...
Jungle thriller about a Russian scientist who believes he can create a youth formula from the glands of orangutans. Marginally a horror film. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: thriller, beast, Borneo, feature films
This is a DVD image. Beat the Devil This movie has not become a cult classic for nothing. Among its other merits, it is one of the few films where a film noir is mixed with a comedy. It’s a whose who of actors of it’s vintage and is directed by John Huston. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
A group of crooks are headed to Africa in search of land with Uranium. Mystic Nights Videos ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown,...
Becky Sharp released in 1935 and based on the play of the same name by Langdon Mitchell, which in turn is based on the William Makepeace Thackeray's novel "Vanity Fair". It tells the story of a lower-class girl who insinuates herself into an upper class family, only to see her life and the lives of those around her destroyed. The ruthless, self-willed and beautiful Becky is one of the most famous characters in English literature. After the tremendous success of the short La Cucaracha... ( 9 reviews ) Topic: Drama